MS M.652, fol. 234v

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Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos

De materia medica

mid 10th century
395 x 300 mm

Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), 1920

MS M.652
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1) Container of oily fluid that rises to the surface when raw pitch is left to stand, inscribed pisselaion;
2) Container from which wet pitch is flowing, inscribed pisse hygra.


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